Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to IST flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul (SMF - TR5)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sacramento to Istanbul as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Istanbul?

To save up to 18% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sacramento to Istanbul from $1,022 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,199 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Istanbul in November, December 2021

The best prices found for SMF to IST flights for November, December
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$703pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
27 Nov - 4 Dec
$771pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
30 Nov - 10 Dec
$805pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Sacramento found for next year
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$703pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
27 Nov - 4 Dec
$771pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
30 Nov - 10 Dec
$805pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Sacramento, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$703pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$835pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
5 Dec - 10 Dec
$839pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Istanbul
6:15 pm - 11:35 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
30h 20m
SMF - IST
United Airlines
$587
United
4:49 am - 1:05 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
21h 16m
SMF - IST
Lufthansa
$595
Lufthansa
6:20 am - 7:25 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
38h 05m
SMF - IST
Qatar Airways
$1,175
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Sacramento Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Istanbul from Sacramento. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Istanbul should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Istanbul from 4 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Lufthansa, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just $657, but on average you can expect to pay $783.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Istanbul round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Istanbul round-trip from $657. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from $678, and American Airlines, from $681. Lufthansa is priced at 41% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $587. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and Air Canada, as they are both options that can get you from Sacramento to Istanbul for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Istanbul?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Istanbul is generally $1,057, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $956. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Istanbul), you can expect to pay $1,033 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to Istanbul check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, British Airways or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Sacramento?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul

Most visitors from Sacramento Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from Istanbul?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺12.19
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 3 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$766 $1,152 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$1,046 $1,347 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$1,235 $1,273 No cancel fee 69%
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